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What? a new line of clothing promoting mold awareness, called Mold aWear?.

The site description states, "Thanks for visiting the Mold aWear shop! We are creating items and designs to . Find something for yourself and great gifts for your friends, help spread awareness for CIRS and mold illnessesamily and friends. You'll find unique merchandise with Mold aWear art on t-shirts, sweatshirts, mugs, magnets, hats, journals and more http://www.cafepress.com/moldawear

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Spring time in Michigan!!

Time to check that attic. [caption id="attachment_548" align="alignright" width="300"] Spring time in Michigan!![/caption] An out of sight out of mind attitude ends up costing Michigan homeowners when it comes to mold in attics. If you haven't looked in your attic for mold or condensation on the surfaces it's time to take a look. The time to find out you have a problem is not when the homes on the market and a potential buyers inspector finds it. Take a look...

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Michigan Roofer/Mold Remediator ?

[caption id="attachment_541" align="alignright" width="300"] Unqualified contractor can be devastating.[/caption] The results of hiring an unqualified contractor can be devastating. Here is an example: A roofing contractor claimed to be a mold remediation contractor. He removed the roof decking and replaced it with new painting over framing (and mold) in the attic space. What you see in the photo is the result of 1 years time. The contractor did not bother to assess of correct the ventilation issues (cause) And painting over...

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Mold Inspection 2016 – Methodology – ERMI Testing

"The ERMI has not been validated for routine public use in homes, schools, or other buildings." - An EPA Statement [caption id="attachment_518" align="aligncenter" width="300"] ERMI should be used only for research[/caption] EPA: "... As research continues, the index will be refined. At this point in its development, the ERMI should be used only for research."

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Hazardous Formaldehyde

Tests Show Flooring From Lumber Liquidators Contains Hazardous Levels Of Formaldehyde [caption id="attachment_461" align="alignright" width="269"] Warning- Chinese-made laminate flooring[/caption] Chinese-made laminate flooring OAKLAND, Calif., July 23 – In the latest environmental black eye for Lumber Liquidators, independent lab tests show that Chinese-made flooring sold by the chain emits formaldehyde at levels far above the level requiring cancer warnings under California law, according to a lawsuit filed today by Global Community Monitor. Lumber Liquidators (NYSE:LL),claims on its website that all of its...

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Louisiana Home Inspectors

Must Report on Mold Louisiana Home Inspectors: A new law in Louisiana will require home inspectors for real estate transactions to inspect for mold and to include their findings in an inspection report. Gov. Bobby Jindal signed the bill into law June 10. The bill (SB 66) changes the state’s minimum standards of practice for home inspectors to include the requirement that “a licensed home inspector shall include, in his written report, the presence of suspected mold growth, if during...

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New Jersey Gov. Christie Vetoes Mold Bill

[caption id="attachment_434" align="alignright" width="200"] New Jersey Gov. Christie[/caption] On the last day of the New Jersey legislative session, Governor Chris Christie (R) blocked legislation that would have established standards for the inspection and cleanup of mold in residential buildings and school facilities. The measure would also have established a certification program for mold abatement and inspection workers. State Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D) told reporters he was “surprised and somewhat shocked” by the governor’s action. Sweeney called the mold bill...

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